Abstract: Colorado Ballet, located in Denver Colorado is a regional dance company that was conceived as a ballet school, and founded in 1951, by Denver natives Freidann Parker and Lillian Covillo. To showcase their students, the life-long friends established Colorado Concert Ballet in 1961. As of 2010 Colorado Ballet consisted of 30 professional dancers of national and international acclaim, 17 studio company dancers, a $6.6 million operating budget, an expansive repertoire, and two locations for the Academy of Colorado Ballet.
Abstract: This collection contains cosmetics and realia used by Michelle O'Bryan Hamel during her time as prima ballerina for Denver Civic Ballet (1958-1979).
Abstract: This collections contains materials related to Patricia Renzetti and her career in dance. Materials include audiovisual materials, realia, and memorabilia.